I am an Independent Educational Consultant and former School Counselor and English teacher with extensive experience in academic counseling and social-emotional support. My career in education has spanned over ten years and three states, and I have worked with hundreds of students and families, ranging from those with the fewest of resources to those with high-level connections and unlimited funding. I am well-versed in helping students and families navigate the college application process.
My passion for college admissions stems from my understanding that today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders and that a student's full potential can be unlocked when their growth is fostered in the most fitting environment. It is my mission to help young people make the most of their high school experience--while striking the right balance between rigor and fun--and curate the future of their dreams.
I was born and raised in Alaska and have lived in Oregon, Texas, California, and Colorado. I currently live in the Denver-Metro area. When I'm not working, you can find me spending as much time as possible with my family, doing hot yoga, sipping on coffee and tea, skiing, and traveling every chance I get.
I approach each student as the expert on their life.
The transition from high school to college marks an individual’s shift from child to young adult. It is an incredibly important and powerful time. Students need to be empowered to make decisions that honor who they are as individuals and who they see themselves becoming in the years ahead.
I recognize that no one student is the same, and therefore I customize my approach to meet each student’s unique needs.
I will help your student dig deep into this transition, while promoting their mental health and dignity, helping them to make decisions that are true to themselves and a positive and worthwhile investment of time and financial resources.
Education & Professional Affiliations
M.A., Educational Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin B.A., Psychology, The University of Oregon (Robert D. Clark Honors College)
Independent Educational Consultants Association, Associate Member
College Consultants of Colorado